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Statewide TRIAD Conference

Statewide TRIAD Conference

Registration is now open for the Virginia State Triad Conference! The Office of the Attorney General General Mark R. Herring and the Virginia State Triad/S.A.L.T. Council will present the annual Triad Conference, March 14-16, in Richmond. Topics will include Preventing Crimes Against Seniors, and Cyber-safety in a Connected World!  Additional topics wi ...

Fight Poverty with AmeriCorps VISTA!

Fight Poverty with AmeriCorps VISTA!

Back in 1963, when President Kennedy introduced the idea of AmeriCorps VISTA to Congress, he could have never dreamed of all the good AmeriCorps VISTA members have done to alleviate poverty all over America. AmeriCorps VISTA continues to bring individuals and communities out of poverty by partnering with and supporting organizations and initiatives tha ...

AmeriCorps is the Answer!

AmeriCorps is the Answer!

What could AmeriCorps do for your organization? Apply for 2017-18 AmeriCorps Formula Funding and find out! Since 1994, 1 million AmeriCorps members have contributed more than 1.4 billion hours in service across America while tackling pressing problems and mobilizing millions of volunteers for the organizations they serve. With funding from the Corporat ...

Register Now for Volunteerism Conference

Register Now for Volunteerism Conference

Early bird registration has begun for the next Virginia Volunteerism and Service Conference, May 16-17, 2017, at the Doubletree by Hilton Richmond - Midlothian! The annual conference is the Commonwealth's leading conference for organizations and individuals making a difference in their communities. Presented by the Virginia Office on Volunteerism and C ...

Tax Season Resources & Opportunities

Tax Season Resources & Opportunities

The Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program offers free tax help to people who generally make $54,000 or less, persons with disabilities, the elderly and limited English speaking taxpayers who need assistance in preparing their own tax returns. For information on free tax prep sites in your community, visit 211Virginia.org. If your organization ...

Last Minute MLK Day Ideas!

Last Minute MLK Day Ideas!

Youth Service America just posted these fantastic last minute ideas for honor the MLK Day of Service holiday! It's not too late to volunteer in your community. Check out opportunities at http://www.allforgood.org/join/find-organization and make the holiday a day of service! 6 Last Minute Ideas for MLK Day of Service 2017 Sign up to receive ...

VISTA Aids Virginia Hurricane Victims

VISTA Aids Virginia Hurricane Victims

Last October, Hurricane Matthew caused more than $25 million worth of damage to more than 2,300 homes and businesses in eastern Virginia. Many families and business owners were simply overwhelmed by the extent of the destruction to their properties. Enter AmeriCorps VISTA! Nine VISTA members were deployed at the end of November to help repair and clean ...

Problem with Executive Sessions

Problem with Executive Sessions

In nonprofit consultant Joan Garry's recent blog, she reveals how boards can wreak havoc when they call for an executive session. Here's what to do if this happens in your organization: "With no warning, the board decides to go into Executive Session. The Executive Director is asked to leave the room. An hour or more goes by, but to the ED it seems mu ...

AmeriCorps Affiliate Positions Available

AmeriCorps Affiliate Positions Available

The Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS) is accepting applications for designation of national service positions to be AmeriCorps Affiliate. AmeriCorps Affiliate began in 2016 as a pilot initiative to engage more youth in service and to increase the number of national service positions available through local support. CNCS is now expan ...

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